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Bonds of secrecy : law, spirituality, and the literature of concealment in early medieval England

Author: Benjamin A Saltzman
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2019]
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bonds of Secrecy illuminates the relationship between human experiences of secrecy and early medieval beliefs about divine omniscience. Benjamin A. Saltzman argues that this relationship was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin A Saltzman
ISBN: 9780812251616 081225161X
OCLC Number: 1097959628
Description: xv, 339 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Note on References and TranslationsList of AbbreviationsIntroductionPART I. LAWChapter 1. Political Epistemology and Crimes of Concealment in Anglo-Saxon LawChapter 2. The Secret Seized: Theft, Death, and TestimonyPART II. SPIRITUALITYChapter 3. Monastic Life and the Regulation of SecrecyChapter 4. Making Space for Spiritual SecrecyChapter 5. Seeing in Secret: Saints, Hagiography, and the Ethics of Concealment and DiscoveryPART III. LITERATUREChapter 6. Binding Secrets, Solving RiddlesChapter 7. Worldly Concealment, Divine Knowledge, and the Hermeneutics of FaithChapter 8. Reading Hidden Meaning: Between Interpretive Pride and Eschatological HumilityAfterwordNotesBibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: Benjamin A. Saltzman.

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